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Procession held for Toronto police dog Bingo killed in the line of duty – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A procession was held on Thursday morning to honour a fallen K9 who was killed in the line of duty earlier this week. Toronto police said it’s the first service dog they’ve lost on the job. Bingo, a two-year-old German Shepherd, was …

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Investigating officer in Dafonte Miller assault guilty of neglect of duty, OPIRD finds

A Durham police officer has been penalized 60 hours without pay after pleading guilty to neglect of duty. Det. Const. Craig Willis was found guilty in relation to his investigation into the assault of young Black man, Dafonte Miller. The charge is related to the 2016 investigation that made headlines …

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B.C. RCMP officer killed in the line of duty to be honoured with regimental funeral service

Mounties are paying tribute to one of their own Wednesday with a regimental funeral service honouring a British Columbian RCMP officer killed on the job last month. Const. Shaelyn Yang, 31, a homeless and mental health outreach officer, was fatally stabbed while responding to a call about a man in a tent in a park …

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What Queen Elizabeth’s lifetime of duty should mean to us now

“Duty” and “service” might seem like odd words to apply to a queen or king. They are figures of power, privilege and luxury — people who live in castles with any number of assistants at their beck and call. But those words were foremost in the official statements that followed Queen …

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New park in honour of Sask. RCMP officer killed in line of duty ‘amazing’ tribute, father says

The father of an RCMP officer killed in the line of duty in Saskatchewan last summer says a new park in his son’s honour is an “amazing” tribute. Indian Head RCMP Const. Shelby Patton was killed on duty on June 12, 2021, while conducting a traffic stop in Wolseley, a …

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From food court to criminal court: Why people are being plucked off the street for jury duty

For those who dread jury duty, the idea of being plucked off the street and sent to court to immediately sit on a jury might sound like a nightmare, but it happens in Canada more often than you might imagine. Earlier this month, 50 Calgarians were summoned from a mall’s food court, at lunch …

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Microsoft to Buy ‘Call of Duty’ Maker Activision Blizzard in $68.7 Billion Deal

Microsoft to Buy ‘Call of Duty’ Maker Activision Blizzard in .7 Billion Deal

Demand for video games has surged during the pandemic. Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it would buy “Call of Duty” videogame maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in cash, the largest deal in the sector making the Xbox maker the thirdlargest gaming company by revenue. Reuters Last Updated:January 18, 2022, …

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